Principal for the Day 2018

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Principal for the Day 2018

By, Elizabeth Bishop, ’18 In February, I had the opportunity of being principal for a day.  I started off my day as principal by introducing myself over the intercom and making all of the morning announcements.  I observed a sophomore English class in Mr. K’s classroom, and later reported back to Mr. Donohue and Mr…. Read more

Dean of Students for the Day 2018

By, Sam Louback, ’19 To start the day, I was waiting for students to arrive after the bell had rung to write them late passes to go to class. After that, I went to class until it was time for the morning announcements. Then, I went to Mr. Donohue’s office to get prepped on what… Read more

Feast of St. Joseph Prayer Service

The Marian community gathered in prayer on St. Joseph’s day to celebrate the life and influence of the man who spiritually inspired our school’s founders. Joseph was an ordinary man, but was asked to do an extraordinary thing. The service challenged the members of the Marian community to reflect on the ways we live our… Read more

Bethany March Visit

This year, it has become difficult to make our monthly visits to Bethany Healthcare Center. December and January went fine, but February was cancelled because there was a flu epidemic at the facility and the residents were quarantined to their floors. Our March visit had to be postponed and rescheduled because of a snow day…. Read more

Marian’s Spring Blood Drive

On Tuesday, March 6th, Marian High School sponsored its spring blood drive in conjunction with Metrowest Medical Center. There was a steady stream of brave souls in and out of the gym from 8am to noon. Faculty, staff, parents and current students were among those who signed up to donate blood. Metrowest Medical Center was… Read more

Marian Mainstagers Take Journey to the West to Drama Festival

On Saturday, March 3, fifty-five members of the Marian Mainstagers competed at Franklin High School in the annual Massachusetts High School Drama Festival. This year’s production was Mary Zimmerman’s adaptation of the classic Asian folk tale, Journey to the West. The production was adjudicated by three judges with varying backgrounds whose comments included the following:… Read more

Marian Students Lead Walk Out

On Thursday 3/15 Marian High School students led a walk out in solidarity with the students of Stoneman Douglas High School and all victims of gun violence. They led 18 minutes of silence, 1 minute per victim at Stoneman Douglas where each victim’s name was read and something about them was stated and a final… Read more

Marian Faculty Retreat 2018: Cradles to Crayons

Service to our fellow man is a significant part of our mission here at Marian. With that in mind, on Friday February 16th, the Marian faculty left the cozy confines of 273 Union Ave and ventured off to Cradles to Crayons in Brighton for our annual retreat day.  Cradles to Crayons is a wonderful organization… Read more

Science Fair 2018

Back on February 9th, Within the Physics and Biology labs on the fourth floor were 30+ projects completed by 36 students – The result of 15+ weeks of experimentation, successes and failures. Some high level attempts at scientific inquiry; while the luster of the day was diminished by postponing the evening fair due to a stow storm, students and faculty… Read more

QuizDown 2018

A longstanding tradition of Catholic Schools Week occurred for the 28th time this year. The QuizDown, sponsored by the Marian chapter of the National Honor Society, was conducted in the auditorium before a lively and energized crowd. Mr. Herlihy served as always as the emcee, assisted by Ms. Morteo, timekeeper. And Ms. Gaudet and Ms…. Read more